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APA agreed on three proposals

06 April 2019



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The representatives of the Asian Parliamentary Group has agreed on protecting the rights of the Palestinian People and rejecting to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, warning against the growing phenomenon of Islamophobia in the world. 

The representatives decided to form a sub-committee to draft a joint emergency item on these issues after having agreement of on their importance for the Asian peoples. 

This came during the coordination meeting of the Asian Parliamentary Group Coordinating of the 140th session of the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and related meetings taking place in Doha, from April 6-10. 

The session was chaired by His Excellency Mustafa Sentop, President of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) and Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, and Mohammad Reza Majidi, Secretary General of the APA

The meeting witnessed positive discussions and remarkable consensus on three proposals submitted by the State of Kuwait, Turkey and Indonesia concerning the protection of the Palestinian people and the occupied Golan Heights and combating Islamophobia as a form of racism against Muslim peoples. 

The representative of Kuwait proposed an initial text until it was finally approved by the joint committee. The proposal stipulated the support of the Asian Parliamentary Group for "protecting the Palestinian people, rejecting to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, promoting the values of coexistence among peoples and religions in the world, and warning against the growing phenomenon of Islamophobia which directly affects the Human rights.